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What is gstart.exe?

Part of gStart by GARMIN

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How does gstart.exe run?

Process - gstart.exe is an instance of a running program. This 64-bit program executes with the privileges as the currently logged in user account. gstart.exe is executed by the process explorer.exe (Windows Explorer by Microsoft).

How does gstart.exe start?

Startup files (user) run - gstart.exe is registered with the run identifier 'gStart' and the execution command 'C:\Program Files\Garmin\Training Center\gStart.exe' in the Windows registry HKCU\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run. Run keys are startup registry keys that are used to launch an application automatically when a user logs into Windows.


What is the community is seeing?What is the community is doing?
About 0.5% of all Boost users have the gstart.exe process running.Of the 0.5% of gstart.exe users, 11.1% have disabled it.
How resource intensive is gstart.exe?
Comparison based on the average resource utilization across all programs.
0.00002% CPU214.2%
Average CPU utilization across all programs is 0.00001%.
     2.09 MB RAM9.7%
Average private memory utilization across all programs is 21.53 MB.
 1 /min0.0%
Average I/O read and write operations for all programs is 2,253 per minute.
              25 GDI objects16.7%
Average number of GUI GDI and USER objects for all programs is 150.
Typical file (disk image) location:
C:\Program Files\garmin\training center\gstart.exe

What modules are loaded?

A module is a dynamic link library (DLL) or an executable file that is loaded into the process. Below is a list of non-system modules that are loaded by gStart.

What else is related?

What Windows OS versions does this run on?

Windows 7 Ultimate (6.1.7601.65536)
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File details

File name: gstart.exe
Publisher: GARMIN Corp. (verified)
Name: gStart
Description: gStart Application
Version: 2.3.1
Size: 1.8 MB
Original file name: gStart.exe

Digital certificate

Certificate authority: VeriSign

Resource utilization

CPU utilization averages
Total CPU: 0.0000686373%
Privileged CPU: 0.0000472130%
User CPU: 0.00002142435830%
Privileged CPU time: 117 ms
Privileged CPU time /min: 0 ms
CPU cycle count: 324,002,992
CPU cycle count /min: 94,917
Memory utilization averages
Committed memory: 83.89 MB
Peak committed memory: 90.77 MB
Paged memory: 2.09 MB
Peak paged memory: 2.14 MB
Paged system memory: 157.25 KB
Non-paged system memory: 11.02 KB
Working set memory: 1.03 MB
Peak working set memory: 7.7 MB
Min working set memory: 900 KB
Private memory: 2.09 MB
Page faults: 2,386
Page faults /min: 1
Process I/O averages
Total read operations: 3
Read operations /min: 1
Total read transfer: 100 Bytes
Read transfer /min: 0 Bytes
Total write operations: 1
Total write transfer: 108 Bytes
Total other operations: 344
Other operations /min: 1
Total other transfer: 1.44 KB
Other Transfer /min: 0 Bytes
GUI Object Averages
GDI objects: 25
Peak GDI objects: 27
USER objects: 27
Peak USER objects: 28
Handle count average: 95
Thread count average: 1
Thread resource averages

Process details

Runs as (owner): User
Integrety level: High
Windows platform: 64-bit
System Tray: Yes
Parent Process
Process Commands
"C:\Program Files\Garmin\gStart.exe"
"C:\Program Files\Garmin\Training Center\gStart.exe"

Startup files (user) run details

Name: gStart
Command: C:\Program Files\Garmin\Training Center\gStart.exe

Image hashes

MD5: 4b4f81c294b9a07479f4f4f8ff20e58c
SHA-1: d6da1e9e5a900816e5646141151f58750c16a2d6

PE image details

File packed: No
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